Farmland and Headwaters Protected in Barton

Farmland and Headwaters Protected in Barton

Rupert Chamberlin, longtime president of the Vermont Farm Bureau, started farming in Barton in the early 1960s, with his wife, Muriel. Over time, they pieced together 105 acres of excellent farmland with spectacular views of the Lowell Mountain Range and Jay Peak. As...

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Fayston Gets a New Town Forest

Fayston Gets a New Town Forest

To date, VLT has helped create and conserve nearly 30 town forests. These are places where people can get outside, learn about nature, and explore. The newest town forest is in Fayston. It includes a special spot where one can stand on a high knoll and take in...

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VLT
Facts
593,000+
Total acres
protected
720+
Farms using
conserved land
420,000
Acres of
forestland
170
Recreation
spots
60
Miles
Catamount Trail
460
Miles
VAST Trail
2,500+
Properties
protected